Great Opportunity for a Purchasing - Senior Buyer (posted June 8, 2013) in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Gaming Hospitality Executive has been retained to assist a company to identify a candidate with experience in converting approved purchase requisitions into purchase orders and or contracts; awards properly authorized purchase orders, confirms receipt / acceptance of Purchase Order, assures timely delivery, resolves invoice discrepancies
Job description for the position of Purchasing - Senior Buyer is as follows...
Developing, monitoring, and maintaining active cost cutting programs.
Developing long and short range purchasing strategies supporting divisional goals and objectives.
Reviewing total performance with all suppliers and provide effective corrective action for all measured suppliers who fall below targeted levels.
Keeping necessary areas of the company abreast of developments which may affect their operations.
Must be able to work in a fast paced, high volume procurement environment.
Applies positive communication and interpersonal skills with guests, (internal and external) at all times.
Processes requisitions for purchases as directed.
Conducts interviews with sales representatives to determine vendors qualifications and pricing trends.
Expedites all purchase orders.
Serves as an advisor to departments in obtaining proper specifications, quotations, delivery times and costs.
Maintains vendor pricing list.
Assists in maintaining proper documentation.
Controls product in order to meet management standards and departmental goals and objectives.
Purchasing - Senior Buyer Requirements:
At least 5 years work experience in Purchasing/Supply Chain position inclusive of a thorough command of all aspects of Food & Beverage commodity purchasing.
Must have a functional understanding of Procurement practices / theories, attention to detail and analytical skills preferably within the resort/hospitality/service/higher education industry.
Position activities may vary, must be flexible and capable of multi-tasking, while displaying organization skills to function effectively with attention to detail while meeting established deadlines.
Excellent customer service skills.
Bachelors degree or equivalent.
Intermediate to advanced proficiency of PC computer software (MS Word, Excel, PP, Outlook).
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